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Click Here for 2008 and prior year pictures of the Fireworks & Bike and Pet Parade in Jacksonville 

** 2012 PICTURES **

Independence Day Celebration 2017

FIREWORKS ON SAT. JULY 1, 2017

 


What: Fireworks and Entertainment (evening)
Who:  Approximately 1,000-2,000 local residents along with their friends and families come out to enjoy the Fireworks. 
Where:  The Fireworks and entertainment - Athletic Fields at Jacksonville Elementary School.
Other Items of Interest:  If you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor of this popular event, please contact the Event Chairperson (below).
For More Information:  Contact Carol Porcher, Event Chairperson 410-666-0008

Click for the 2016 (previous year) Official Poster, including a Schedule of Events

[schedule and vendors subject to change]

 

                     

 

We send thanks to the following businesses for their financial support in 2014:

A & S Swimming Pool Service, Inc.

Bradley's Wine & Spirits

Brawner's Builders

Brooks-Huff Tire & Auto Centers

Carroll Manor Recreation Council

Feild Family Dentistry—Dr. Paul Feild, Jr. D.D.S., P.A.

Gilmore & Associates

Greater Jacksonville Association

Greystone Golf Course

Jacksonville Veterinary Hospital, Inc.

Le Chateau

Mary Loker, Attorney at Law

Lowry & Company, Inc.

McDonald’s of Jacksonville

Paper Mill Insurance, Inc.

Paper Mill Pharmacy & Gift Shop

PEOPLE’s Bank

Reservoir Dental—Dr. Christopher Parsons, DDS, LLC

Safeway of Jacksonville

Site Resources, Inc.

Sweet Air Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc.

Dr. Joseph A. Revak, DMD

The Sassy Mermaid

The Shanks-Nuetzel Group of Wells Fargo Advisors—Towson

L. H. Zinkhan & Sons, Inc.

Manor Center Merchants Association:

Bagelmeister

Bank of America

Dandy Cleaners & Tailors

Golden House Restaurant

Goodwill

Heidi’s Hair Connection

Kooper's

O’Connor & Mooney

Quest Martial Arts

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Star Tips Salon

Strapasta

Click here for the complete thank you list

If you would like to make a donation, please make your check payable to the Greater Jacksonville Optimist Club, Inc. of GJOC, and mail it to:

Jacksonville Independence Day Celebration 2015

Greater Jacksonville Optimist Club, Inc.

P. O. Box 442

Phoenix, MD 2113

 

We also send thanks to the following:

 

Apple John, Phd Fun

Baltimore County Dept. of Parks and Rec.

Baltimore County Police Department

Baltimore County Public Schools

Bike and Pet Parade judges

Carroll Manor Rec. Council

Carroll Manor Performance Company (Dancers)

Cub Scout Troop 444 (presented the colors & led the Pledge of Allegiance)

Fireworks Extravganza, Inc.

Jacksonville Elementary School

Jacksonville Elementary PTA

Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company

Jim Curd (Musical entertainment at the Bike & Pet Parade)

Phil Mearig (Parade vehicle)

The North County News

Paul Malstrom (National Anthem @ the fireworks)

Jim Righter, Magician

PNC Bank

The Objections (band)

State  of Maryland Fire Marshall's Office

 

and...

 Safeway for providing sidewalk space for us to sell raffle tickets

 

THE BEST EVENT IN JACKSONVILLE!






 

THE BEST EVENT IN JACKSONVILLE!

** 2012 PICTURES **